ORGANIZING A SECTORAL DELEGATION VISIT TO BEIRUT / LEBANON, İSİB REALIZES A BUSY PROGRAM INVOLVING ASHRAE CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP, MEETINGS AND PLANT VISITS CONCURRENTLY …
“HVAC-R Sectoral Trade Mission Program” was realized in Beirut / Lebanon between 20 – 24 September 2016.
İSİB Chairman Mr. S. Zeki POYRAZ, İSİB Vice Chairmen Mr. A. Metin DURUK and Mr. Mehmet H. ŞANAL, representatives of 9 firms operating in HVAC-R sector, a representative of the Ministry of Economy, and İSİB staff participated in the said Sectoral Trade Mission Program.
Under the Sectoral Trade Mission Program, a meeting was held on 21 September 2016 at the premises of Dar Al Handasah, which is one of the world’s biggest contracting companies employing a total of 13,000 engineers worldwide. It was followed by the meetings with the officials of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Lebanon, and with Mr. Wajih BIZRI, President of International Chamber of Commerce Lebanon – Lebanese-Turkish Business Council. A dinner on the same day was attended by Turkish Ambassador to Beirut Mr. Çağatay ERCİYES, Commercial Counsellors Mr. Bekir Utku ATAHAN and Ms. Emine LEKESİZ, Mr. Wajih BIZRI, and the delegation members.
Bilateral business negotiations were held concurrently with ASHRAE Conference which was held on 22 September 2016, Thursday at Beirut American University, of which İSİB was the gold sponsor. On the same day, ASHRAE Conference Gala Dinner was attended by the representatives of İSİB-member firms and İSİB Directors.
On 23 September 2016, İSİB-member firms participating in the trade mission paid visits to plants and customers, and an assessment of the trade mission was made together with the representatives of our member firms in the evening of the same day.